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More areas placed under Signal No. 3 as ‘Quinta’ lingers in Albay

/ 09:27 PM October 25, 2020

Residents evacuate from their home in the coastal area of Legaspi City, Albay province south of Manila on october 25, 2020, ahead of tropical storm Molave’s expected landfall. (Photo by Charism SAYAT / AFP)

MANILA, Philippines — After making landfall twice over Albay, typhoon Quinta continues to linger in the vicinity of the province as of Sunday evening, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

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Quinta made its first landfall in San Miguel Island, Tabaco
City, Albay at 6:10 p.m. This was followed by a second landfall over Malinao, Albay at 6:50 p.m.

According to Pagasa’s 8 p.m. severe weather bulletin, Quinta was last located in the vicinity of Malinao, Albay with maximum sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 180 kph. It is moving westward at 25 kph.

The following areas are placed under Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 3 where residents may experience winds of 21-170 kph and intermittent rains within 18 hours:

-Catanduanes

-Camarines Norte

-Camarines Sur

-Albay

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-Sorsogon

-Burias and Ticao Islands

-southern portion of Quezon (Mauban, Sampaloc, Lucban, Candelaria, Dolores, Tiaong, San Antonio, Sariaya, Tayabas City, Lucena City City, Pagbilao, Atimonan, Padre Burgos, Agdangan, Unisan, Plaridel, Gumaca, Pitogo, Macalelon, General Luna, Catanauan, Mulanay, San Francisco, San Andres, San Narciso, Buenavista, Lopez, Guinayangan, Calauag, Tagkawayan, Quezon, Alabat, Perez),

-southeastern portion of Laguna (Paete, Kalayaan, Lumban, Cavinti, Luisiana, Majayjay, Liliw, Rizal, Nagcarlan, San Pablo City, Alaminos, Magdalena, Pagsanjan)

-Batangas

-extreme northern portion of Romblon (Corcuera, Banton, Concepcion)

-Marinduque

-northern portion of Oriental Mindoro (Bongabong, Bansud, Gloria, Pinamalayan, Socorro, Pola, Naujan, Naujan Lake, Victoria, Calapan City, Baco, San Teodoro, Puerto Galera)

-northern portion of Occidental Mindoro (Abra de Ilog, Paluan, Mamburao, Santa Cruz, Sablayan) including Lubang Island

Meanwhile, TCWS No. 2 is raised over:

-Masbate

-central portion of Quezon (Infanta, Real) including Polillo Islands,

-Cavite

-rest of Laguna

-rest of Romblon

-rest of Oriental Mindoro

-rest of Occidental Mindoro

-Northern Samar

TCWS No. 1 is hoisted at:

Luzon

-rest of Quezon

-Rizal

-Metro Manila

-Bulacan

-Pampanga

-Bataan

-southern portion of Zambales (San Marcelino, San Felipe, San Narciso, Castillejos, Subic, San Antonio, Olongapo City, Botolan, Cabangan), and Calamian Islands

-northern portion of Samar (Calbayog City, Matuguinao, Tagapul-An, Santo Nino, Almagro, Santa Margarita, Gandara, San Jose de Buan, Pagsanghan, Tarangnan, San Jorge, Catbalogan City, Jiabong, Motiong, Paranas)

-northern portion of Eastern Samar (Maslog, Jipapad, Arteche, San Policarpo, Oras, Dolores, Can-Avid, Taft),

-northern portion of Capiz (Sapi-An, Ivisan, Roxas City, Panay, Pilar, Pontevedra, President Roxas)

-Aklan

-northern portion of Antique (Caluya, Libertad, Pandan, Sebaste, Culasi)

-northeastern portion of Iloilo (Batad, Balasan, Estancia, Carles)

Pagasa said Quinta is expected to continue moving westward as it traverses the Southern Luzon area until Tuesday afternoon, then turns west-northwestward over the West Philippine Sea.

It is likely to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Tuesday afternoon.

Quinta will also likely to remain as typhoon category and will continue intensifying over the West Philippine Sea, the weather state bureau noted.

/MUF

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